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Climate Change Deemed Growing Security Threat by Military Researchers

Published: 
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:00pm

The accelerating rate of climate change poses a severe risk to national security and acts as a catalyst for global political conflict, a report published Tuesday by a leading government-funded military research organization concluded.

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U.S. Climate Has Already Changed, Study Finds, Citing Heat and Floods

Published: 
Wed, 05/07/2014 - 11:45am

The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, scientists reported Tuesday, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat waves becoming more common and more severe, wildfires growing worse, and forests dying under assault from heat-loving insects.

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The Economic and Environmental Costs of Wasted Food

Published: 
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 4:34pm
Category: 
Waste

Chinese diners are posting pictures of empty plates online, urging friends not to order more than they can eat. South Korea is charging for garbage removal by weight in hopes of persuading families to discard less food. 

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Gov. Jerry Brown issues new executive order on drought

Published: 
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 2:46pm
Category: 
Water

With every part of California suffering from the drought, Gov. Jerry Brown issued a new executive order on Friday in an attempt to provide some relief from the persistent dry conditions across the state.